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Pitbull Lawyers and Divorce Cases

When you’re preparing to get a divorce, there’s a lot of things that you’ll need to take care of. Aside from all the documents, you’ll need for the divorce, there’s also a matter of getting yourself a lawyer.

While lawyers aren’t required when getting a divorce, especially if you and your spouse pretty much agree, some people may still opt to look for one to help them through it. But when considering a lawyer, do you need to get one that is aggressive?

Pitbull Lawyers

Pitbull lawyers are lawyers that are very aggressive. They’re the type of lawyers that come right at you during divorce proceedings. They’re the kind of lawyer that likes to make claims about how you are as a person. Most of them negative, and maybe even impose threats on you. They do this because this strategy, which may seem like borderline intimidation, has helped them win the previous cases. But is aggression a quality you really need from your lawyer? 

The Ideal Lawyer

When going through a divorce, which involves a lot of negotiation and level-headedness, the last thing you’ll need is someone that goes about it aggressively. As much as an aggressive approach may seem helpful, it’ll actually only make things more complicated. Remember that in a courtroom, there is still a certain way that you’ll need to behave. And if your lawyer just doesn’t seem to behave in that way, chances are it might only make your divorce proceedings more complicated as they can get in trouble for behavior like that. The lawyer you’ll need would be one that goes about things reasonably and does so with great composure. A lawyer like that will be able to help you make any negotiations and settle any problems that come along the way properly and with reason. A lawyer like that’ll help you go through your divorce proceedings smoothly, and who doesn’t want that.

If you think you’ll need a lawyer for your divorce, or maybe know someone that’s looking for a lawyer, think twice about getting a pit bull lawyer. Remember, negotiations are an important part of divorce proceedings. And when negotiating, having someone that stays composed and thinks reasonably would seem like a better choice over someone that just goes about it through aggression and intimidation. After all, who wants to deal with someone that’s just mean and obnoxious about things?

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Mr. Hutton is a Divorce and Custody Lawyer based out of Round Rock, TX. His background is with child psychology at Arizona State University where he received a B.S. in 2006, and he continued this by working with the Children’s Right’s Clinic at the University of Texas School of Law where he received his J.D. in 2009. Throughout his practice, he has been a strong proponent of utilizing modern technology to improve his practice and the representation of his clients. He currently is the technology chair of CAFA of Travis County and is committed to improving and modernizing the practice of law in Texas. If you have any questions you can contact him at

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